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Mill Creek Dam Removed in Santa Cruz Mountains

Sempervirens Fund completes post-fire dam removal to restore creek and improve Coho salmon habitat, part of long-term restoration of previously logged redwood forest

Posted on By Nik Rau
POST Appoints Olivia White Lopez as Director of DEI

Peninsula Open Space Trust Appoints Olivia White Lopez as Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Newly created role for strategic thought leader and change agent for all DEI initiatives in…

Posted on By Nik Rau
Coyote Valley Conservation Lands Network Grows with Historic Ranch Purchase

The Authority and POST finalized a $5 million purchase of the 60-acre Tilton Ranch Complex, which completes the protection of this historic and environmentally important ranch property in the heart of Coyote Valley.

Posted on By Nik Rau
Mill Creek Dam in San Vicente Redwoods to be Removed

This project is an important step forward in helping threatened and endangered Steelhead and Coho salmon along the Central Coast of California.

Posted on By Liz Torczyner
POST and Midpen Present the Third Annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival

From wildfire management to the culture of local Indigenous peoples, the 2021 edition of the Wild & Scenic Film Festival has something for every nature lover in the Bay Area.

Posted on By Nik Rau
POST and Association of Ramaytush Ohlone Announce Historic Farming Collaboration

Ma Da Dil will be the first BIPOC farm on the San Francisco Peninsula under local Indigenous leadership.

Posted on By Matt Dolkas
POST Purchases 206-Acre Property in Mid-Coyote Valley

POST purchase 206 acres in mid-Coyote Valley, increasing permanently protected land in and around Coyote Valley to more than 3,300 acres.

Posted on By Nik Rau
Cowell-Purisima Trail Opens Seven Days a Week

One year after the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors voted to approve a 10-year management agreement between San Mateo County Parks, California Coastal Conservancy and POST, the popular Cowell-Purisima Trail is now open seven days a week.

Posted on By Matt Dolkas
2021 Wallace Stegner Lectures Announced

Longtime activists Dolores Huerta and Luis Valdez, consumer rights activist Erin Brockovich, climate scientist Dr. Michael E. Mann and humanitarian chef José Andrés are the featured speakers in POST's 2021 Wallace Stegner Lectures.

Posted on By Liz Torczyner
Valley Habitat Agency, the Authority and POST Protect 1,861-Acre Tilton Ranch

One of the largest remaining intact ranches in the South Bay, Tilton Ranch contains critical watershed for both Monterey and San Francisco Bays and is home to dozens of unique and endangered species.

Posted on By Nik Rau

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County officials plan path for Tunitas Creek Beach
September 16, 2021 Sep 16, 2021Half Moon Bay Review
Posted on By Nik Rau
Johnston Ranch heads for further preservation in Half Moon Bay
September 11, 2021 Sep 11, 2021San Mateo Daily Journal
Posted on By Liz Torczyner
MROSD considers Johnston Ranch purchase
September 8, 2021 Sep 8, 2021Half Moon Bay Review
Posted on By Nik Rau
When the toughest trees met the hottest fire
August 16, 2021 Aug 16, 2021E&E News
Posted on By Liz Torczyner
Midpen adds land to preserve in Santa Cruz Mountains
July 11, 2021 Jul 11, 2021The Mercury News
Posted on By Nik Rau
Midpen purchase expands El Sereno Preserve for habitat and future regional trail connections
June 30, 2021 Jun 30, 2021Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District
Posted on By Nik Rau
San Mateo County approves garter snake protections
May 22, 2021 May 22, 2021San Mateo Daily Journal
Posted on By Nik Rau
When an old dam in Santa Cruz Mountains comes down, coho will be free to swim home again
April 28, 2021 Apr 28, 2021San Francisco Chronicle
Posted on By Jonathan Yee
Mill Creek Dam in San Vicente Redwoods, set to be removed
April 28, 2021 Apr 28, 2021Santa Cruz Sentinel
Posted on By Jonathan Yee

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